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Salt Lake Christmas Tour Schedule


Note that the following schedule is for 2014. The 2015 schedule will be posted later in the year.

Sunday
11:00-6:00         Join in the fun in the hospitality area set up in the Salt Lake Room
7:30                  
Thomas MacEntee will share a presentation titled Genealogy: The Future Is Now

Monday
8:00 am            Welcome/Introductions
9:00-5:00         Research in the Family History Library
8:30                  What’s New, Tips & Tricks for Family History Library Research – taught by Joy Price
9:30                  FamilySearch’s new Family Tree – taught by Joy Price

10:30                Ten Ways To Jumpstart Your Genealogy – taught by Thomas MacEntee
11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm            Ten Ways To Jumpstart Your Eastern European Research – taught by Lisa Alzo
2:30                  Why Are Land Records Important? – taught by Linda Brinkerhoff
4:00                  German Research in the Family History Library - taught by Kevan Hansen
6:00                  SLCT Annual Dinner - featured speaker is Anna Swayne from AncestryDNA

Tuesday
8:00am-9:00pm Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am            Using Wills & Inventories To Trace Hard-To-Find Ancestors, Pt 1 – taught by Arlene Eakle
9:15                  Seven Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists – taught by Thomas MacEntee
10:30                Family History Writing Made Easier With Cloud-Based Tools – taught by Lisa Alzo
11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm            Scots-Irish Research – taught by Dwight Radford
2:30                  Low Bridge, Everybody Down, Migration by Rivers, Waterways, and Canals - taught by Leland K Meitzler
4:30                  Can I Use That In My Genealogy? What You Should Know About Copyright – Thomas MacEntee
7:00                  Kinpoint: A Easier Way to Find Answers & Ancestors Using FamilySearch – Matt Brooks

Wednesday
8:00am-9:00pm Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am            New England Historic Genealogical Society In Boston – taught by Linda Brinkerhoff
9:15                  Creating A Community Indexing Project – taught by Thomas MacEntee
10:30                How To Overcome Brick Walls In Eastern European Research – taught by Lisa Alzo
11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm            Irish Research On The Internet – taught by Dwight Radford
2:00                  News To Use! FamilySearch Indexing Update – taught by FHL Staff; main floor classroom
4:00                  Ten Secrets You Should Know To Survive Microsoft WORD –taught by Thomas MacEntee
7:00                  Using Your MyHeritage Subscription To Find Answers & Ancestors – Mark Olsen

Thursday
8:00am-9:00pm Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am            Using Wills & Inventories To Trace Hard-To-Find Ancestors, Pt 2 – taught by Arlene Eakle
9:15                  Managing The Genealogy Data Monster – Thomas McEntee
10:30                Where Should You Keep YOUR Tree: Legacy, RootsMagic, Family Tree, Ancestry – Taught by Loni Gardiner
11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm            Evaluating Evidence: Did Jesus Die In India? – taught by Dwight Radford
2:30                  Organizing Your Digital Photos - taught by Bill Balter
4:00                  Mapping Your Genealogy: From A to Z and In-Between – taught by Thomas MacEntee
7:00                  Photography on Temple Square - led by Bill Balter

Friday
8:00am-9:00pm Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am            New Resources for New York Research Online & Offline – taught by Arlene Eakle
9:15                  Playing Nice In The Genealogy Sandbox – taught by Thomas MacEntee
10:30                Continuing Your German Research At Home & Online - taught by Kevan Hansen
11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group

1:00 pm            Ways To Tell Your Family Story – taught by Loni Gardner
2:30                  American Indian Research - Billy Edgington
4:30                  They're Alive! - Searching For Living Persons – Thomas MacEntee
7:00                  (Unscheduled)

Saturday
8:00am-8:00pm Research in the Family History Library
8:00am _______After You're Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research - taught by Thomas MacEntee
11:30                 LUNCH – on your own - the LDS cafeteria is closed on Saturdays
8:00 pm            Farewell Dessert, Stories, Prizes, Fun, and Preregistration for the 2015 SL Christmas Tour (Dec 6 through 12)



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